PG&E Diablo Canyon Power Plant (DCPP): Diablo Canyon, CA Central Coast

DOI: 10.5069/G9P26W19
OT Collection ID: OT.022013.26910.2
OT Collection Name: PG&E Diablo Canyon Power Plant (DCPP): Diablo Canyon, CA Central Coast
Short Name: CA10_DIABLO
Collection Platform: Airborne Lidar
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    Collection Overview:

    The Diablo Canyon Power Plant (DCPP) Lidar and Imagery datasets are comprised of three separate Lidar surveys: Diablo Canyon (2010), Los Osos (2011), and San Simeon (2013).

    The Diablo Canyon project study is located in San Luis Obispo County, California, and encompasses approximately 10,634 acres (43.03 square kilometers). Watershed Sciences, Inc. (WSI) collected Light Detection and Ranging (Lidar) data on both the inland and intertidal land within the Diablo Canyon study area on 28 January 2010. For optimal capture of the intertidal zone, WSI acquired Lidar data of the coastline during seasonal low tides (between 0.0 ft and peak low of ~ -1.5 ft) and in conjunction with a PDOP value of less than 3.0.

    This Lidar survey utilized a Leica ALS50 Phase II laser system. The sensor scan angle was ±13° from nadir with a pulse rate designed to yield an average native density of ≥8 pulses per square meter over terrestrial surfaces. The area of interest was surveyed with an opposing flight line side-lap of ≥50% (≥100% overlap) to reduce laser shadowing and increase surface laser painting.

    This survey was flown as part of the DCPP Long-Term Seismic Program (LTSP). In addition to aerial Lidar data, DEM and orthophotography raster data are available for this area: Diablo Canyon DEMs and Orthophotos.



    Dataset Acknowledgement:
    Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) shall not be held liable for improper or incorrect use of these data. Data and related graphics (e.g., GIF or JPG format files) are not legal documents and are not intended to be used as such. The information contained in the data is dynamic and may change over time. The data are not better than the original sources from which they were derived. It is the responsibility of the data user to use the data appropriately and consistently within the limitations of geospatial data in general and these data in particular. The related graphics are intended to aid the data user in acquiring relevant data; it is not appropriate to use the related graphics as data. PG&E gives no warranty, expressed or implied, as to the accuracy, reliability, or completeness of these data. It is strongly recommended that these data are directly acquired from PG&E and not indirectly through other sources which may have changed the data in some way. Although these data have been processed successfully on computer systems by PG&E and its authorized representatives, no warranty expressed or implied is made regarding the utility of the data on other systems for general or scientific purposes, nor shall the act of distribution constitute any such warranty. This disclaimer applies both to individual use of the data and aggregate use with other data.

    Dataset Keywords: San Luis Obispo County, Diablo Canyon, California, PG&E, Diablo Canyon Power Plant (DCPP)

    Survey Date: 01/28/2010
    Data Provider and Roles:
    Funder Collector
    Total lidar returns: 397,510,966 pts

    Area: 43.00 km2

    Point Density: 9.24 pts/m2

    Raster Resolution: 1 meter

    Orthophoto Resolution: 0.2 meter

    Coordinates System:
        Horizontal: UTM Z10N NAD83 (CORS96) METERS [EPSG: 26910]
        Vertical: NAVD88 (GEOID03) [EPSG: 5703]

    Survey Report: 2010_PGE_Diablo_Canyon_Data_Report.pdf

    LAS Validation Data Report: CA10_DIABLO.html
    Dataset Extent in KMZ format: Download

    Dataset Spatial Bounds: North: 35.2773°     South: 35.1576°     East: -120.7493°     West: -120.9055°